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Course summary

Available for September or January intakes. To apply for January 2024 intake, amend the cycle filter to 2023-2024, select the option for January and remember to use point of entry 1. If you experience any issues adding your course choice, please contact UCAS Customer Services on 0371 468 0 468. Course overview: Develop a career in interior design, gaining the knowledge and skills to design stimulating spaces for living, working, shopping and commerce. During this course you will consider the needs of the end user, creating spatial layouts that improve circulation and function. As well as designing bespoke textiles, fittings and furniture, and selecting colour palettes and lighting schemes. Working in a dedicated design studio with computer aided design and industry-standard workshop facilities, you learn a wide range of professional and creative skills including architectural drawing techniques, spatial planning, surface design and pattern, trend forecasting, 2D and 3D visualisation, sustainability and history of architecture and design. Live projects and opportunities to network with industry professionals prepare you for work as an interior designer. Recent projects include working with a local specialist hospital to improve the environment for those with visual impairments, collaborating with a leading manufacturer of temporary housing and environments, and creating interiors for a major home builder. You study at our School of Arts & Creative Industries, led by Teesside University and MIMA (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art), an international contemporary museum and gallery. You gain a full artistic experience, learning in a social space that inspires dynamic ideas, fuels collaboration and allows you to build local, national and international networks with industry professionals for your future interior design career. This course is fully accredited by the Society of British and International Design (SBID), and interior design at Teesside University is recognised as a SBID National Centre of Excellence. Top reasons to study this course: 1. Our graduates are working all over the world. 2. Enter design competitions with organisations including the Royal Society of Arts. 3. Complete an optional work placement year at no extra cost. After the course: You might pursue a career in interior design or as a designer in the retail, exhibition, set design, leisure, surface pattern, merchandising or housing areas, or you might continue to postgraduate study. If you opt to study this course with a work placement year you gain experience favoured by graduate recruiters and develop your technical skillset. You also obtain the transferable skills required in any professional environment, including communication, negotiation, teamwork, leadership, organisation, confidence, self-reliance, problem-solving, being able to work under pressure, and commercial awareness.


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Assessment method

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How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Applicants are invited to share a portfolio, where applicable, to show creative skills in art and design.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15000* Year 1
International £15000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Interior Design at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS